The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 12 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 4 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 8.70% - 4.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.38% - 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 6
Average salary £42,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Data Protection Act
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Miscellaneous Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
26 96 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 56.52% 67.13% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20 42 64
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Belfast region.

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Belfast

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection Act.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) LoadUI
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) EclipseLink
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JDeveloper
2 2 (50.00%) Sun Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) JBehave
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Mockito
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Hudson

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection Act. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Redis
2 2 (50.00%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (50.00%) JDeveloper
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) NetBeans
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) JBehave
1 2 (50.00%) Mockito
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Hudson
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Java Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) ERP Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Java Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) JMS
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) iBATIS
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (50.00%) Sass
1 2 (50.00%) LESS
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) EclipseLink
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft